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Patricia Dunlea

Text Message to Parents

We have been told that school buses will run as normal .The Bus Escorts will be taking pupil temperatures which must be normal before they can board the bus. Bus escorts will be wearing visors. Any bus related queries should be directed to Bus Eireann or Bus Inspector Kevin as we do not have any other information.

Text Message to Parents

We ran a very successful July Provision Programme for special needs pupils for 4 weeks in July. We are already equipped with hand sanitising stations & other Covid-19 requirements since. We have extra cleaning hours & products in place. Thank you to a parent for supplying the fogging machine & carrying out the deep clean & disinfecting this year. We ask parents to wear masks at drop off/pick ups. Staff… Read More »Text Message to Parents

Text Message to Parents

Plastic lunch boxes & drinks container are the only items which travel between school & home. Pencil cases should be plastic & will stay in school. Pupils will need another pencil, etc. for home. Books/copybooks should be covered in plastic covers. Boxes need to be big enough to hold the largest book the pupil has. Boxes can be bought in any hardware shop. If you have already bought a schoolbag… Read More »Text Message to Parents

Text Message to Parents

Due to Covid-19 schoolbags will not be used this year. Pupils books, pencil cases & equipment will come into school in their plastic boxes & remain in school. Materials will not travel between school & home. No materials will be shared among pupils. Each child is to have their own items named. There will be no homework for the first week or so. The emphasis will be on settling pupils… Read More »Text Message to Parents

Message from Department of Education

Message from Dept of Ed: “It is a requirement for anyone coming into Ireland to restrict their movements for 14 days, this includes school staff, parents, pupils or other students coming from abroad to attend school in Ireland. Restricting movements means staying indoors in 1 location & avoiding contact with other people & social situations as much as possible.”

Text Message to Parents

Pupils books (with their name on & covered with plastic so they can be wiped) in their individual box may be dropped across the school wall when pupils are dropped off. Staff will see they are put in the correct classroom. Pupils must each have their own stationery with their own name on each item as they cannot share these things this particular year.

Text Message to Parents

Any queries regarding return to school e-mail ardeeetns@gmail.com, leave a message on school phone 041 6853774, check school website www.aet.ie or www.gov.ie/back to school. We intend to have every pupil in every day from 1st Sept. See you then.

Text Message to Parents

On Sept 1st please drop your child to school gate at the allocated time slot keeping 2 metres apart from other families. Pupils are not required to wear masks. We ask that parents/guardians do wear masks. Staff have perspex visors. Teachers & S.N.A.s will collect pupils from gate & take them to class. Due to Covid-19 only staff are permitted on school grounds. Parent/Guardians may not enter school grounds at… Read More »Text Message to Parents

Text Message to Parents

The Dept of Ed has issued their latest plan. General information on school return can be found on www.gov.ie/back to school. Check school website www.aet.ie for our school Covid-19 response plan. See your e-mail for our school reopening details. Further details will follow closer to return date of 1st Sept. Everything possible is being done to ensure a safe return to school. See you all on Sept 1st.